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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How much money does Deutsch offer to Barrett for his experiment at Hell House?
(a) Half a million dollars.
(b) A hundred thousand dollars.
(c) Ten million dollars.
(d) Two hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

2. Who is the author of "Hell House"?
(a) Robert Matheson.
(b) Richard Matheson.
(c) Richard Simmons.
(d) Diane Rockner.

3. What are Barrett's stipulations for doing Deutsch's bidding?
(a) His machine be built and brought along.
(b) A daily swim.
(c) All of the answers are correct.
(d) Electricity.

4. What did the owner of Hell House create there?
(a) An amusement park.
(b) A private hell.
(c) An architectural masterpiece.
(d) A public cemetary.

5. Why does Florence get angry with Lionel at the dinner table?
(a) He tells her that she should leave the house.
(b) He is condescending toward her.
(c) He won't speak to her.
(d) He calls her a liar.

6. As the car drives toward Hell House, in what is it enveloped?
(a) A blue mist.
(b) A cloud of insects.
(c) A dense forest.
(d) A green mist.

7. What kind of car is taking the group to the house?
(a) Mercedes.
(b) Cadillac.
(c) Bentley.
(d) BMW.

8. In Lionel Barrett's article, to what does he compare sensitives?
(a) Fortune tellers.
(b) Shamans.
(c) Geiger counters.
(d) Actors.

9. What is the first room Ben and Florence investigate after leaving Edith and Lionel to start the fire?
(a) The attic.
(b) The garage.
(c) The steam room.
(d) The wine cellar.

10. Who/what does Ben say is intent on killing everyone in the group?
(a) The house.
(b) Rolf Randolph Deutsch.
(c) Daniel Belasco.
(d) Emeric Belasco.

11. What does the figure under the sheets in Part Four do when Florence speaks to it?
(a) It erupts in evil laughter.
(b) Nothing.
(c) It says, "Boo!"
(d) It flies at her.

12. What does Florence say the house reeks of?
(a) Death.
(b) Rat droppings.
(c) Arrogance.
(d) Evil.

13. How many parapsychology experts are going to join the physicist?
(a) One.
(b) Four.
(c) Three.
(d) Two.

14. During Lionel's tests on Florence, what happens when the temperature drops?
(a) The cat screeches, terrifying everyone.
(b) All of the answers are correct.
(c) The bells all begin to ring.
(d) Wisps of viscous matter appear on Florence's fingertips.

15. What is the name of the spirit that Florence channels?
(a) Caribou Falls.
(b) Ruby Wilson.
(c) Red Cloud.
(d) Daniel Belasco.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Florence Taylor's previous profession?

2. What is the interesting part of Hell House's reputation?

3. What happens during the argument between Florence and Lionel?

4. Who is the ghostly figure in blue pajamas that Ben sees heading out the front door?

5. What happens when Ben offers Edith his sweater?

(see the answer keys)

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